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  Taylor, Edward
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NameEdward Taylor
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Glenwood Springs, Colorado , United States
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Born June 19, 1858
DiedSeptember 03, 1941 (83 years)
Contributoreddy 9_99
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Dec 13, 2014 09:04pm
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Infoborn on a farm near Metamora, Woodford County, Ill., June 19, 1858; attended the common schools of Illinois and Kansas, and was graduated from the high school at Leavenworth, Kans., in 1881; moved to Leadville, Lake County, Colo.; principal of Leadville High School in 1881 and 1882; was graduated from the law department of the University of Michigan at Ann Arbor in 1884; was admitted to the bar the same year and commenced the practice of law in Leadville, Colo.; superintendent of schools of Lake County in 1884; deputy district attorney in 1885; moved to Glenwood Springs, Colo., in 1887; resumed the practice of his profession; district attorney of the ninth judicial district 1887-1889; member of the State senate 1896-1908, and served as president pro tempore for one term; city attorney 1896-1900; county attorney in 1901 and 1902; elected as a Democrat to the Sixty-first and to the sixteen succeeding Congresses and served from March 4, 1909, until his death in Denver, Colo., September 3, 1941; chairman, Committee on Irrigation of Arid Lands (Sixty-fifth Congress), Committee on Appropriations (Seventy-fifth through Seventy-seventh Congresses); interment in a mausoleum in Rosebud Cemetery, Glenwood Springs, Colo.


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  11/05/1940 CO District 4 Won 59.41% (+18.82%)
  11/08/1938 CO District 4 Won 63.74% (+27.47%)
  11/03/1936 CO District 4 Won 65.45% (+30.90%)
  11/06/1934 CO District 4 Won 67.30% (+38.12%)
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  11/02/1926 CO District 4 Won 66.75% (+33.49%)
  11/04/1924 CO District 4 Won 65.54% (+31.09%)
  11/07/1922 CO District 4 Won 64.26% (+28.52%)
  11/02/1920 CO District 4 Won 55.32% (+10.65%)
  11/05/1918 CO District 4 Won 65.72% (+31.44%)
  11/07/1916 CO District 4 Won 65.77% (+37.28%)
  11/03/1914 CO District 4 Won 57.83% (+25.14%)
  11/05/1912 CO At-Large Won 22.45% (+0.90%)
  11/08/1910 CO At-Large Won 47.89% (+1.80%)
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